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Elephant Articulates Lorry

Source: The Guardian
March 2005

Dr Joyce Pool, working with an elephant research project in Kenya, has found a 10 year old female elephant making sounds like distant trucks thundering along the Nairobi-Mambassa highway. "I think the elephant makes the sounds to relieve the boredom of being locked up all night", says Dr Pool, who confirmed that she otherwise talks to other elephants and her keepers like a normal elephant!

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